This month in The Coffee House: With unemployment hovering at ten ten percent, more and more people are relying on unemployment insurance to help make ends meet. But it is a very complicated system. Courtney Chappell of the DC Employment Justice Center offers some tips. (Host: Fred Feinstein) Youth soccer has exploded in America and that explosion has put the quality of fields to a major test. Many gress fields have suffered from overuse. But is artificial turf the answer? Neurobiologist... Topics: jobs, unemployment artificial turf, dance, Hip Hop, roots music, poetry
This month in The Coffee House: GETTING BY WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM THE GOVERNMENT With joblessness hovering around 10 percent, large numbers of people are trying to get by on unemployment insurance, but many other qualify who donât apply. For tips on navigating the UI system, we turn to Courtney Chappell of the DC Employment Justice Center. (Host: Fred Feinstein) THE CASE AGAINST ARTIFICIAL TURF SOCCER FIELDS As the youth soccer booms spreads across the country, grass fields that were once... Topics: unemployment, insurance, artificial turf, Hip-Hop, dance, poetry, roots music
Here we see Brooklyn's Oakley Hall at the Feb 4 2006 record release party for the 'Second Guessing' CD, which eventually has come out on Amish Records, after the original label Bulb 'resigned' from the record business. There are three clips here, 'Volume Rambler', which appears on the new record, 'Bury My Burden' with Brian Chase of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs guesting on tabla, an unreleased track, as is the the third clip, the rollicking 'Lazy Susan'. Topics: punkcast, music, video, music video, nyc, brooklyn, alternative, country, folk, psychedelic, roots
WELCOME TO THE COFFEE HOUSE WHERE, IN THE NEXT HOURâ¦ MANY OF OUR SCHOOLS ARE FAILINGâ¦ UNIONS ARE FINGERED FOR CODDLING BAD TEACHERSâ¦ RANDI WEINGARTEN, PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS, HAS A PLANâ¦ THE DRUG WAR IS NO LONGER HEADLINESâ¦ BUT OVERFLOWING PRISONS TESTIFY THEREâS BEEN NO CEASE FIREâ¦ WHAT TO DO? WE CHAT WITH NKECHI TAIFA OF THE OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE â¦ A CLIMATE BILL WAS TOUGH GOING IN THE SENATE BEFORE THE GOP VICTORY IN MASSACHUSETTSâ¦ NOW WHAT... Topics: school reform, teachers, unions, crack, cocaine, disparity, climate, "cap and trade",...